CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Season 9 Episode 20

A Space Oddity

Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Apr 16, 2009 on CBS



  • Quotes

    • Mandy: Be careful, that thing gave me a nasty little shock.
      Wendy: Well, of course it did. This is the...
      Hodges: Compliance yolk from the slavers of Serenidon. That's a classic.
      Wendy: I know, right? (explains to Mandy) So the commander and his crew were basically forced into hard labor, right? By the planet's...
      Hodges: Disembodied.
      Wendy: ... disembodied rulers, yeah. And they make everybody wear one of these things around their necks.
      Hodges: Yeah, and then if they don't follow orders they get shocked with this paralyzing pain. (goes to touch it)
      Wendy: Hey, Hodges! You don't have gloves on. It hasn't been processed yet.
      Hodges: Sorry.
      Wendy: Don't make me use this. (walks off)
      Mandy: What, if anything else did you do growing up?
      Hodges: Sneer if you wish, but science fiction has been the inspiration for many great technological breakthroughs.
      Mandy: I'm not knockin' it. I love sci-fi. You know, especially that talking horse show, that was one of my favorites.
      Hodges: Mr. Ed?
      Mandy: Yeah.
      Hodges: Yeah, that's not science fiction.
      Mandy: Sure it is. It involves an alternate universe in which a horse evolves a larynx.
      Hodges: That's fantasy.
      Mandy: No, fantasy is anything that travels faster than the speed of light, Hodges. Which is why, if Albert Einstein were alive, he'd slap your face.